Ancient rocker Sir Rod Stewart has been building a city around his model trains in his attic for 23 years, working fervently on buildings and parts in hotel rooms while on tour over the decades, and adding them to the city - which is a meld of mid-40's Chicago and New York City - when he gets home. Preferring to work on the buildings and scenery most, the level of detail and quality is simply fantastic.
By: dave
Thursday, Nov 14th 2019 (12:04am) | Thanks: digg
Los Angeles artist Chris Mann worked on the oil-on-wood painting of the 39-year-old star wearing a gray t-shirt and that's about it. With his right leg propped up, Tatum appears to cover most of the bottom portion of the painting, leaving only a glimpse of his scrotum visible to viewers. With more than 27 bids, the painting ended up selling at $6,600 after starting at just $175.
By: dave
Wednesday, Oct 2nd 2019 (12:06am)
Bob Ross painted more than 1000 landscapes for his television show — so why are they so hard to find? Solving one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries.
By: spam_vigilante
Saturday, Aug 3rd 2019 (9:47am)
Now Peter Max's associates are trading lurid allegations of kidnapping, hired goons, attempted murder by Brazil nut and art fraud on the high seas.
By: dave
Tuesday, May 28th 2019 (11:35am) | Thanks: Sunny
HIV, Ebola, and Zika are ugly, nasty viruses. David Goodsell makes them look beautiful, even alluring. And the unusual precision of his depictions is driven by science—some of it his own research.
By: spam_vigilante
Wednesday, Apr 24th 2019 (12:00am)
These tire alligators were on display at a cultural fair in Sweden. They were made by Swedish artist Eric Langert. The sculptures are named "Krokodilen" - Swedish for crocodile. But judging from the roundness of the snout, I'd say these are alligators.
By: dave
Friday, Apr 5th 2019 (12:00am) | Thanks: Sunny
The passion, pleasure and pain of love has always inspired the arts. From ancient cave paintings to modern rom-coms, this most powerful emotion has been the inspiration for entertaining viewing, touching music, tragic storytelling and visual works of great beauty throughout the ages.
By: spam_vigilante
Tuesday, Apr 2nd 2019 (12:00am)
Incredible Sculptures By Chad Knight Look So Good Many People Think They’re Real
By: spam_vigilante
Saturday, Mar 23rd 2019 (12:01am)
The 32-foot sculpture of a seemingly bloodthirsty bronco is the work of artist Luis Jimenez. Commissioned as public art for the airport and installed in 2008, the horse represents the wild spirit of the old American west. It has also come to represent death, destruction, and deluded debates.
By: dave
Thursday, Mar 7th 2019 (12:00am) | Thanks: heinzeketchum
In an apparent declaration of moose war, a Norwegian town's deputy mayor says her town will do whatever is necessary to prevent Moose Jaw, Sask. from reclaiming the title of having the world's largest moose sculpture.
By: dave
Friday, Jan 25th 2019 (12:00am) | Thanks: mefi
Jim Bachor makes street art - quite literally. For the last few years the 52-year-old has been making art out of the blight on our roads. Inspired to make mosaics after a trip to Italy in the late 90s, Bachor has become "the pothole guy", decorating holes in streets with colorful designs ranging from chickens to Aretha Franklin's face.
By: dave
Thursday, Jan 24th 2019 (12:00am) | Thanks: blort
Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set up a sound installation in the coastal Namib Desert to play on loop, in tribute to the soft rock classic. Mr Siedentopf tells the BBC it is set to play forever, with solar batteries "to keep Toto going for all eternity".
By: dave
Tuesday, Jan 22nd 2019 (12:02am) | Thanks: mefi
Jigsaw puzzle companies tend to use the same cut patterns for multiple puzzles. This makes the pieces interchangeable, and I sometimes find that I can combine portions from two or more puzzles to make a surreal picture that the publisher never imagined. I take great pleasure in "discovering" such bizarre images lying latent, sometimes for decades, within the pieces of ordinary mass-produced puzzles.
By: dave
Monday, Nov 19th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: nag
By: dave
Friday, Oct 26th 2018 (12:02am) | Thanks: haxormax
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Josh Usmani is a 33-year-old artist, writer, instructor and curator. Perhaps best known for his ongoing Funny Money series of art on real currency from around the world, Josh’s work explores the value of creative expression.
By: dave
Thursday, Sep 27th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: arothman
The Japanese Masayoshi Matsumoto produces a very different and creative art. He creates amazing animals balloons, and does not use anything but balloons to it - even tapes or markers.

Thanks to its beautiful work, he is known as a true "master" of balloon sculptures, managing to do from the simplest animals to those requiring more skill, like butterflies, fish and dinosaurs.

The result is simply perfect!
By: spam_vigilante
Saturday, Sep 15th 2018 (12:00am)
In 2014, "feltist" Lucy Sparrow opened the doors to the Cornershop, a playful pop-up "store" in London. Though seemingly stocked with familiar groceries, the Cornership was not your typical supermarket; everything, from the potato chips to the pricing gun, was made of soft and squishy felt. While the Cornershop has long since closed, Sparrow Mart, a similar site, has made its way to sunny southern California.
By: dave
Monday, Aug 20th 2018 (12:01am)
Artist Jorge Garza aka QETZA creates absolutely amazing, stunningly detailed Aztec inspired illustrations that appear in sketches, comics, on t-shirts, hoodies and stickers; in black and white and in vivid color.
By: dave
Friday, Jul 20th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: mefi
All statues are a little unsettling to begin with, with the way their cold, soulless eyes reflect your inner desolation. Or maybe that's just me. But these statues of the presidents are some of the strangest I've ever come across.
By: dave
Friday, Jul 13th 2018 (12:01am) | Thanks: blort
It's common to see smiley faces or "wash me" scrawled on a dirty car window. You wouldn't expect to see a gorgeous painting. But that's what this artist likes to do. Watch him create incredible artwork using nothing more than dust.
By: spam_vigilante
Friday, Jun 15th 2018 (12:00am)
Watch an artist transform a room in this time lapse video clip.
By: spam_vigilante
Thursday, May 17th 2018 (12:01am)
His quest to receive proper compensation illuminates the struggle for artists’ rights, and how decades-old grievances become coded into rock and roll mythology.
By: dave
Monday, May 14th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: digg
Meet the amazing 84-year-old who’s never had an art lesson but painted a life-size replica of a Canaletto masterpiece.
By: spam_vigilante
Monday, Mar 26th 2018 (12:00am)
The Uncomfortable is a collection of deliberately inconvenient everyday objects by Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani.
By: dave
Monday, Mar 12th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: Sunny
This is the home of The Topiary Cat, a creation by Richard Saunders, Surrealist. This magical creature has the ability to change shape and size at will and crops up in all sorts of unexpected places.
By: dave
Friday, Mar 9th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: mefi

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